Monthly Archives: February 2009

Inspiration: Medieval Theme Wedding Part 5

Medieval Wedding Invitations The most appropriate type of invitation for a medieval wedding is one made of ivory or beige parchment paper, with the announcement handwritten or printed in black calligraphy ink. The paper can be rolled and tied with a ribbon, napkin-like ring, or sealed with a gold seal or hot wax. This type
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Inspiration: Medieval Theme Wedding Part 4

The Wedding Dress and Costumes A medieval wedding dress and groom’s attire are essential. Your attire will all depend on whether you are planning on a peasant style or royalty style (or in between) wedding. For the royal look, women should wear Victorian style dresses and the men should wear doublets, breeches and hose. The
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Inspiration: Medieval Theme Wedding Part 3

Medieval Theme Wedding Favors and Decorations Once you have decided upon a location, the style of wedding, what you and your guests will be wearing, and the menu has been planned, it is now time to turn your attention to decorating. How do you decorate that sparse reception room? What would be a great wedding
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Inspiration: Medieval Theme Wedding Part 2

Medieval Wedding Ceremony and Reception Sites One of the most difficult aspects of having a medieval wedding in our modern world is finding a suitable location. Look for old, gothic type churches, historical buildings, Tudor style homes or large open park areas or gardens. With some clever decorating, you can make almost any location have
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Uncategorized: Just in the nick of time!

As you all may well know, we promised to deliver 5 or more new Save the Date designs during the month of January. What you may not know is that just as we all were saying farewell to the month of January, our Design Team snuck in 5 new designs on the very last day
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Etiquette: Everyday Etiquette – Placement of Tissues

Question: We are sending wedding announcements after our destination wedding. We are also adding a card with our At Home Address. When we stuff the envelope should we place the tissue on top of everything or between the announcement and the At Home card? The Everyday Etiquette Answer: First of all, I send my congratulations
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Etiquette: Everyday Etiquette – Parents Names on Invitations

Question: On the wedding invitations wording is it proper to put the fathers full name or is it okay to just put the middle initial…for example:Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Greene   or should it beMr. & Mrs. Robert Edward Greene? Thanks,Linda The Everyday Etiquette Answer: Linda, If you want to follow traditional wedding invitation etiquette,
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Flowers: How to Choose Your Florist Part 2

Reception flowers are most often used as table centerpieces with beautiful floral garlands adorning the head table, cake table, and gift table. If your reception is being held in a large ballroom or banquet facility, we suggest container planted trees with twinkle lights to add a warm intimate, romantic glow to the room. The amount
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Flowers: How to Choose Your Florist Part 1

Flowers can be one of the largest expenditures of your wedding. Beautiful wedding flowers get as much recognition on the wedding day as the bride and groom. Flowers will set the mood of love and romance for your event. Every bride wants her wedding to be memorable and choosing the right flowers will help you
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